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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Photocopy Paper (multi-purpose)

Legend:

Green: Mandatory specification or fully implemented initiative.
Yellow: Optional specification or partially implemented initiative.
Red: Identified as a potential specification or initiative. Not yet incorporated into GoC procurement.

INITIATIVES: Current
RFSO
Future
RFSO
Reduction/Reuse
Commodity group has taken action to encourage reduction of paper via print services
Green
Green
Commodity group has taken action to encourage sharing of surplus supplies.
Green
Green
Increased use of standing offers will allow better analysis of spending patterns.
Green
Green
Supplier has corporate social responsibility reporting in place
Green
Green
Reports on Greenhouse gas emissions
Green
Green
Supplier Engagement
Survey of suppliers to identify environmental features of products.
Green
Green
Supplier communication to indicate environmental objectives in future years.
Green
Green
Successful bidders' environmental information available -
- within government
- publicly
Green
Green
RFSO GREEN PROCUREMENT CRITERIA
Manufacturer's commitment to the environment
Corporate environmental policy in place
Green
Green
Self-certified environmental management system in place or ISO 14000 or equivalent
Yellow
Yellow
Manufacturer has history on environmental initiatives.
Green
Green
Manufacturer has conducted waste audit.
Green
Green
Manufacturer has plans for environmental improvements.
Green
Green
Energy and green house gas emission reduction undertaken during manufacturing
Red
Red
Waste material from manufacturing is recycled
Green
Green
Resource input
30% pre and post consumer recycled content (100% will also be made available)
Green
Green
Pulp sourced from a certified forest (i.e. SFI, CSA, FSC, etc)
Green
Green
Paper is bleached using low/no chlorine (ECF or TCF process)
Green
Green
Product design
Environmental Choice or equivalent certification
Red
Yellow
Alternative fiber paper available
Red
Yellow
Paper is bleached using element chlorine free (ECF)
Green
Green
Packaging and Distribution
Bulk deliveries are required under normal conditions.
Green
Green
Minimize waste/bulk packaging.
Green
Green
Recycled materials are used to produce the packaging.
Green
Green
Use of efficiency management software to improve delivery efficiency
Green
Green
General practice of delivering paper products using minimized fuel consumption
Red
Green
Use and Maintenance
ENERGY STAR products used for office equipment
Red
Red
Consultations
Environmental paper industry and market consultations to be conducted
Yellow

 
Green
Consultation with representatives to be conducted (pulp, mill, distributors, etc)
Yellow

 
Green